February 15, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Mr. Raja Pradan

1. The South Korean government said on Wednesday morning that it has determined the identity of the person killed in Malaysia is Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
2. The Chinese government says 192 people were infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu in January across the country and 79 of them died from the disease.
3. Executives of Toshiba are seeking support from financial institutions to strengthen their capital base.